Research Fellow in Wireless Communications

Surrey, United Kingdom
£34,314 to £52,841 per annum
16 May 2023
End of advertisement period
07 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Institute for Communication Systems

Location: Guildford
Salary: £34,314 to £52,841 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 12 June 2023
Reference: 026123

The Institute for Communication Systems (ICS), home of the 5GIC & 6GIC, is looking to recruit two full-time Research Fellows (1 x RA1 and 1 x RA2 level) to work on the EPSRC project Cell-Free Massive MIMO for Future Wireless Networks, for a period of 24 months.

For this opening, the successful candidates will be required to have research experience in wireless communication systems design in University and/or Industry environments. Their areas of specialization for these two posts are air interface techniques and RF/antenna design, respectively.

ICS is the largest academic research institute in Europe specialising in all aspects of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). It is home to over 200 researchers with expertise in all communication and broadcasting systems and has developed the best in class large scale testbeds for research and innovation and enjoys the state-of-the-art lab and computing facilities.

Established in 2012, 5GIC is the world’s first dedicated centre in researching end-to-end aspects of 5G and works closely with national and international leading academic institutes and key industrial partners. In November 2020, 6GIC was officially launched with parallel research undertaken in both 5G+ and 6G for 2030+.

Applicants should have a good honors degree in wireless communications or Electronic engineering. Preference will be given to those with proven experience. Applicants are expected to have track record of publications, good problem solving and analytical skills, to be proactive, to engage with other researchers and to be self-motivated. The successful candidate will, in collaboration with other researchers, specify, design and implement the systems under investigation. 

The successful candidates will be joining a very strong and vibrant research team and will be supported by academic staff working on the programme. For informal enquiries please contact Prof Pei Xiao

Further details: Job Description

Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£34,314) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate. Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£35,308).

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